Labor strategies in Northern Rhodesian copper mines, 1926-1936 by Jane L. Parpart

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston University in Brookline, MA .

Written in English

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  • Copper miners,
  • Working class,
  • History

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Jane L. Parpart. --
SeriesWorking papers / African Studies Center -- no. 23, Working papers in African studies -- no. 23.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 leaves ;
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL26576193M

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Northern Rhodesians working at UMHK were paid in British sterling which kept pace with the falling value of the franc.

InNorthern Rhodesian wages were worth twice the real wage of a Congolese working at UMHK. Consequently, after the fall of the franc inthe cost of Northern Rhodesian Labor strategies in Northern Rhodesian copper mines in Katanga rose. Northern Rhodesian copper mining Rhodesian Copper Mining Communities, ," in Robertson and Berger, During the colonial era in Southern Rhodesia, African chiefs, headmen, mines, and even homesteads because labor could be conveniently accessed/5.

The Northern Rhodesia Copperbelt, Technological Development Up to the End of the Central African Federation Francis L. Coleman Manchester University Press, - Copper industry and trade - pages. The work of a copper mine in Northern Rhodesia. Examines the geology of Rhodesia and shows how and where the mines were constructed.

Looks at the work of the African mining teams and their supervision by Europeans. Shows the various mining and copper extraction processes, including: cutting the tunnels and caverns; setting the explosives into.

1. Introduction. In Northern Rhodesia 1 stood on the cusp of what the government described as “one of the greatest mineral developments ever experienced.” 2 Within a few years the Nchanga, Nkana, Roan Antelope and Mufulira mines of the Northern Rhodesian Copperbelt would sweep onto the world investment stage in a shower of publicity.

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Abstract. The years immediately before independence saw continued expansion on the Copperbelt. ByMufulira had established itself as the second largest underground copper mine in the world, and the Chambishi ore body was due to be developed. 1 Production, which had been cut back duringwas running at record levels by the time of independence.

2 Assessing the outlook for the. Northern Rhodesian copper fill the pages of the world's mining press. Hunter, L., Copper Mining in Northern Rhodesia With Special Reference to the Roan industrial strategies and the.

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The Copper Industry in the Colonial Period. THE SETTING. When the British South Africa Company (BSA) took over Northern Rhodesia inthe Copperbelt was a sparsely inhabited, narrow strip of country, about 80 miles long, in the north-central section of the country.

PARPART, Jane L. "Class and Gender in the Copperbelt: Women in Northern Rhodesian Copper Mining Communities, " Pp. in Robertson, C. During the decade leading up to the strike, the Northern Rhodesian Copperbelt was booming, especially the mines of Rhokana (Nkana), Mufulira, Roan Antelope (Luanshya), and Nchanga.

Byup to 32, workers were employed in mining operations in Northern Rhodesia. This material is incoming correspondence relating to Coleman's research into Northern Rhodesian (Zambian) copper mining. There are also 4 photographs, three of which are copies of an image of Nchanga incline shaft inand one of Nchanga football team.

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Here, you will find a number of reference materials detailing the role. Northern Rhodesian Chamber of Mines Year Books ( –), Kitwe: Mardon Printers.

Parpart, J. (), Labour and Capital on the African Copperbelt, Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Nevsun Resources was a Canadian diversified mining company that was acquired by the Chinese Zijin Mining Group in One of Nevsun’s principal assets, the Bisha zinc-copper mine in Eritrea, is the subject of the case Nevsun Resources Ltd.

Araya. The Northern Rhodesian African Mineworkers' Union (A.M.U.) was a trade union in Northern Rhodesia which represented black African miners in the AMU was formed inand campaigned actively to improve working conditions and wages for African miners, as well as opposing racial discrimination in hiring.

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